26th Oct, 2019, Bhubaneswar: Souls for Solace Society, the social welfare society of Students Gymkhana, IIT Bhubaneswar in association with Wissenaire sponsored by HDFC Bank along with the Medical Unit at IIT Bhubaneswar organized UMEED-The Blood donation camp at its Community Centre located in its Campus. Also present at the event were Prof. V.R. Pedireddi, Dean Student Affairs and Dr. Sankarsan Mahapatro, President, Student Gymkhana, IIT Bhubaneswar.
The drive saw close to 264 students, faculty and staff members coming together in large nos. to donate blood for a noble cause. Volunteers helped the people and gave moral support to the people donating blood. Donors were provided with a certificate and a complimentary healthy eatery basket. The samples were carefully sealed and transported to the Blood bank of Capital hospital. Khordha. This camp helped students in getting awareness about their social responsibilities and showed enthusiastic participation for the same.